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January 31, 2012 1:04 pm

Canada Tells PA To Withdraw UN Bid and Return to Negotiations

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Candian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird (left) with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (right). Photo: wiki commons.

The Globe and Mail – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty journeyed to the West Bank on Monday to beard the Palestinian lions in their den.

Over lunch with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, then later with Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and Foreign Minister Riad Maliki, the Ottawa tag-team went out of its way to impress upon the Palestinian leadership that it should abandon its efforts to obtain United Nations recognition and return to the negotiating table with Israel “without preconditions.”

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